Learning a Lesson from Maddi & Sofia

One concept that is really difficult for children to grasp is that everyone is different and that not every family can do or buy the same things. For the most part, children socialize with people that tend to be in very similar socio-economic situations. But it is incredibly important for kids to understand that the … Continue reading Learning a Lesson from Maddi & Sofia

How Ordinary Acts do Extraordinary Things

Yesterday a friend posted in her Facebook feed about creating a calendar for her kids with a month of random acts of kindness. I immediately jumped on the bandwagon because, as she said, there is nothing better that we can do then work to raise up others. Also, teaching our children, the next generation, to … Continue reading How Ordinary Acts do Extraordinary Things

Teaching the true meaning of the High Holidays

We are currently celebrating the 10 days of awe that separate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, two of the holiest days in the Jewish calendar. Technically, Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year and Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement, but that doesn't mean much to a child or to a non-Jewish person. Together, … Continue reading Teaching the true meaning of the High Holidays

10 awesome Jewish picture books

As a relatively new blogger with focus, I have been so excited to find a community of other KidLit bloggers. While trolling twitter yesterday, I found a number of bloggers posting with the hashtag of #pb10for10. Apparently, the bloggers of Enjoy and Embrace Learning and Reflect & Refine were hosting fourth annual 10 for 10 Picture Books … Continue reading 10 awesome Jewish picture books